Tag Archives: John Amaechi

HomoQuotable – John Amaechi

“Asking for a boycott is a very principled thing to do. I am with Stephen [Fry] in that the sentiment is absolutely correct – I just don’t think it’s practical – and I want to be clear…it’s a sad thing that it’s not practical because it means that people with great power have somehow lost sight of their lofty principles. ...

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Athletes Cheer Jason Collins

Navratilova’s responses are especially interesting.

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Openly Gay Former NBA Player John Amaechi On Kobe Bryant’s Fine

Openly gay former NBA player John Amaechi feels Kobe Bryant’s “fucking faggot” apology was insincere and that the NBA’s fine was appropriate. Amaechi came out in 2007 after his retirement. He remains the only openly gay current or former NBA player.

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HomoQuotable – John Amaechi

“I nearly just decided not to ever go back to America and just stay here and say ‘let them froth around in their own mess,’ but I went to Manchester Pride and Sir Ian McKellen was the Marshal … I’m not very fluffy with these things and I’m quite cynical. “However, the sight of him waving and looking at the ...

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HomoQuotable – John Amaechi

“Probably 30 of my former (NBA) teammates have my e-mail and my telephone contacts and probably 16 or so of those I was in regular touch with and there are probably 10 people who I have (on instant messenger). And zero – nobody – who’s active in the NBA has been in touch with me since the day I came ...

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